Sunland Park, NM Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Demographics

Population: 13,309. Estimated population in July 2020: 14,089 (+5.9% change)
Males: 6,430 (48.3%), Females: 6,879 (51.7%)

Zip code: 88063

Median resident age: 25.4 years
Median household income: $20,164
Median house value: $58,700

Races in Sunland Park:

  • Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Other race (26.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Black (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (2.1%).

Elevation: 3730 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sunland Park

  • High school or higher: 35.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sunland Park city

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 55.7%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

42.9% Foreign born (42.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,888 (+58.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Sunland Park:

  • EL PASO SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; EL PASO, TX)
  • IHS HOSPITAL AT EL PASO (about 7 miles; EL PASO, TX)
  • LAS PALMAS MEDICAL CENTER (about 7 miles; EL PASO, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sunland Park:

  • EL PASO INTL (about 15 miles; EL PASO, TX; Abbreviation: ELP)
  • BIGGS AAF (about 15 miles; FORT BLISS/EL PASO/, TX; Abbreviation: BIF)
  • LAS CRUCES INTERNATIONAL (about 41 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Abbreviation: LRU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sunland Park:

  • DONA ANA COUNTY AT SANTA TERESA (about 10 miles; SANTA TERESA, NM; Abbreviation: 5T6)
  • WEST TEXAS (about 25 miles; EL PASO, TX; Abbreviation: T27)
  • FABENS (about 38 miles; FABENS, TX; Abbreviation: E35)
Amtrak station near Sunland Park:

  • 7 miles: EL PASO (700 SAN FRANCISCO AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Sunland Park:

  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (Location: 301 VICTORY LN; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sunland Park:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO (about 6 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,071)
  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; EL PASO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 11,127)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 35 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 12,562)
  • NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY-DONA ANA (about 35 miles; LAS CRUCES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,380)
  • COCHISE COLLEGE (about 208 miles; DOUGLAS, AZ; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO-MAIN CAMPUS (about 223 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 18,780)
  • ALBUQUERQUE TECHNICAL VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE (about 225 miles; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Full-time enrollment: 9,188)
Public primary/middle schools in Sunland Park:

  • RIVERSIDE ELEM (Students: 721; Location: 9001 MCNUTT ROAD; Grades: PK – 06)
  • SUNLAND PARK ELEM (Students: 558; Location: 305 ALTO VISTA; Grades: PK – 06)
  • DESERT VIEW ELEM (Students: 521; Location: 425 VALLE VISTA; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Sunland Park:

  • SUNLAND PARK COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,082; Location: 984 MCNUTT ROAD, BLDG. F-10; 8,441 books; 1 audio materials; 83 video materials; 10 serial subscriptions)

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